Mushrooms Are The New Marijuana

A Canadian company is working on fast-acting, oral-dissolving psilocybin film. Cybin Corp, a mushroom life sciences company focused on advancing psychedelic products derived from fungi, has announced development of an oral-dissolving film for the delivery of pharmaceutical-grade psilocybin. (Think: Breath strips laced with psilocybin.) “Cybin’s intention is to bypass the

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The Case For Synthetic Urine

  When I first started writing critically about drug testing in 2005 it was like shooting fish in a barrel. During the second Bush Administration workplace drug tests prospered mightily under federal grants even though the technology was so flawed that the tests were beaten with breathtaking ease. Everything worked.

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The Man Who Pissed On The Moon

Shortly after the Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon, each one returned to their respective hometown to be hailed as a hero:  Neil Armstrong went to Columbus, Army brat Michael Collins was welcomed in his adopted New Orleans, and Buzz Aldrin, who in time

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Never… Ever… Forget: 9/11 at High Times Magazine

(The following is an excerpt from my eternal work-in-progress, Reefer Dadness (c). rc) On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, I was on the commuter train to Hoboken, rolling through the New Jersey Meadowlands when I heard a woman scream. I turned my head to the left and, behind me, saw her

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The Cleaving

I have a small Christmas tradition. I don’t drive and dragging the presents home each year is aways an issue, so I shop throughout the season at the small downtown boutiques that cater to my daughter’s oddball tastes and, as I’ve become friends with these retailers over the years, I

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Just a NORML Day – Busted with Keith Stroup, Part 2

Part II: Breakfast… (continued from Part I) I distinctly remember feeling relaxed and unintimidated as the young cop led us into a large yellow tent marked “POLICE”.  Things were just getting started. The first busts of the day were just coming in and, as we were among them, our gray

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The Bishop

I. When I was twenty-four years old I had the great fortune to marry my best friend. If you find that kind of love once in your life, however qualified or brief, you are blessed beyond words forever. Bridget was my running buddy for years, my wing woman when I

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